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Don Francisco Mendes Benveniste MP (c.1500 - 1536)

Wealthy Spanish banker and husband of the famous Donna Gracia Mendes . In 1528, Beatriz de Luna Gracia Nasi married the very rich black pepper trader Francisco Mendes Benveniste, who belonged to the ...

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Shem Tob Benveniste HaLevi of Tortosa (1170 - 1230)

Berdichevsky-Sokolka Families Tree - HaLevi, Benvenisti

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Perfet Nasi (c.1195 - c.1268)

Vidal Benveniste de Porta (Catalan: Vidal Benvenist ça Porta; died 1268) was the Jewish batlle of Barcelona, Girona and Leida and a brother of Nahmanides.[1] Benveniste was an important capita...

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Meshullam ben Yakob "Sheshet Perfet" (c.1125 - c.1195)

Rabbeinu Meshullam son of Jacob (Meshullam ben Ya'akov) also known as Rabbeinu Meshullam hagodol (Rabbi Meshullem the great) was a Franco-Jewish Talmudist of the twelfth century CE. He had a Talmudic Y...

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Sheshet Benveniste Perfet Nasi MP (c.1130 - c.1209)

Sheshet ben Isaac ben Joseph Benveniste (lived in the latter half of the twelfth century) was a French Jewish physician and writer. Like Isaac Benveniste, who is supposed to have been his father, he wa...

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Moses "Bonastruc ça Porta" ben Naḥman Girond (Nahmanides) (c.1194 - 1270)

  Nahmanides [Nah-man-nid-ez (רבי משה בן נחמן), also known as Rabbi Moses ben Naḥman Girondi, Bonastruc...

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Ramón Tossas Escalera, alcalde de Juana Díaz (c.1863 - 1960)

Ramón Mateo Tossas Escalera, alcalde de Juana Díaz, 1903 - 1905 The First Democratically Elected Mayor of Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico. Was a Rabbi. *************************************...

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Avraham bar Hiyya HaNasi al-Bargeloni MP (c.1065 - c.1136)

Abraham Bar Hiyya -the man and his work between two worlds Abraham bar Ḥiyya ha-Nasi (1070 Barcelona, Spain – 1136 or 1145 Narbonne, France) was a Jewish mathematician, astronomer and...

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Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, Maimonides - הרמב״ם MP (c.1138 - 1204)

From Moshe (of the Torah) to Moshe (Maimonides) there was none like Moshe R' Moshe ben Maimon , Moses Maimonides the Rambam , [ca. 1138 (or 1135?) - 1204] was the preeminent medieval Jewish philosoph...

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Don Judah de la Cavallería ha-Levi MP (c.1227 - 1286)

Don Judah de la Cavallería, the bailiff of the city, became involved in a dispute with Solomon *Alconstantini. Don Judah remained in office until 1276 and died a short while later. Moses Alconst...

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Yehuda Alharizi (1165 - 1225)

Yehuda Alharizi , also Judah ben Solomon Harizi or al-Harizi (Hebrew: יהודה בן שלמה אלחרי...

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Judah ben Samuel ha-Levi MP (1075 - 1141)

Judah Halevi (also Yehuda Halevi; Hebrew: יהודה הלוי; Arabic: يهوذا هالي&#x...

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Solomon ibn Gabirol MP (1021 - 1058)

Solomon ibn Gabirol Solomon ben Judah שלמה בן יהודה אבן גבירול...

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D. Abraham ben Eliyahu Senior Coronel MP (1412 - 1493)

The Senior Coronel & Saraiva Family Segovia Castilla y Leon Spain, c. 1386 - See Complete Family Tree and Biography Together with I saac Abravanel, wrote the letter of objection to Isabella and Ferdi...

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Amato Lusitano - João Rodrigues de Castelo Branco, MP (1511 - 1568)

ver, com uma pequena discrepância de datas, e, Amatus Lusitanus (also Amato Lusitano or Ḥaviv ha-Sephardi) (1511–1568) was a noted Jewish physician and marrano who achieved ren...

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